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Customer Marketing, Grow Your Business

The New Trend in Marketing Might Not Be What You Expect


In the past, marketing and advertising were all about how much you could “get” – getting the customer to watch your ad, getting people to buy your product, getting people to remember your catchy advertising jingle. But today, in the era of social media, online research and mobile apps, when consumers have more information and… Read more


What Really Happens When You Default on a Loan?


  You had every intention of paying back that loan you needed when cash was tight, but now you’ve fallen behind by a payment, or maybe two. Or maybe it isn’t likely you’ll be able to get caught up on those loan payments anytime soon. Whether the loan came from a traditional source like a… Read more

Fund Your Business, Taxes

Plan Not to Drown in the July Sales Tax Perfect Storm


‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin In July we celebrate our independence here in the U.S. But like our esteemed founding father above said, there’s one thing we’re never likely to be independent of, and that’s the burden of taxes. For most Americans, July… Read more

Productivity, Rock Your Business

The Maker Movement That Powers Etsy

All the fuss over the recent Etsy IPO isn’t just a battle between the supporters and the not-so-happy sellers… what the whole debate really shows us is the existence of a seriously passionate community of online sellers. With a shift towards more flexible work in recent decades and the instability of the economy, Etsy has… Read more

Productivity, Rock Your Business

Making Time for Making Dinner: Secrets to Balancing Healthy Eating and Entrepreneurship


Are you ashamed to admit that your dinners often consist of cheeseburgers and fries from the drive-thru? Picking up meals for you and your family at the local fast food joint can be a treat every once in a while, but it’s definitely not a good everyday solution. When you’re growing your own business, time… Read more

Business Inspiration, Rock Your Business

The Juggling Act: 5 Lessons Learned from Starting a Business around My Kids’ Schedule


There are countless reasons why individuals choose to start businesses. From wanting to make more money and gain more job security to being able to leave a legacy that can be passed on to the next generation, there are many benefits that come with entrepreneurship. However, one of the most compelling reasons of all for… Read more

Know Your Business, Restaurant

5 Surprising Places You Can Find Inexpensive or Previously Owned Restaurant Equipment


Opening a restaurant often requires purchasing a significant amount of commercial equipment. This translates into a large outlay of capital before you even serve your first customer. While leasing is one option for obtaining restaurant equipment without having to invest loads of upfront capital, buying is almost always a smarter financial decision because of the… Read more


7 Things to Consider Before Buying Equipment for Your Small Business


Buying equipment for a new business is an important, yet often stressful part of getting ready to launch. Investing hard-earned capital into fixed assets before you even make your first sale can be a nail-biting experience for even the most confident entrepreneur. To make the right purchases, it’s essential to comparison shop and carefully assess… Read more

Advertising, Grow Your Business

Google’s Rumored New Advertising Product Enables Hypertargeting


Rumors are circulating online that Google’s ad-targeting product may be getting even more targeted – by harnessing the power of your customers’ email addresses. According to reports, the new offering asks businesses to give Google their customers’ email addresses. Google then combines this email data with their own information about those individuals’ online activity to… Read more

Rock Your Business, Small Business Stories

Security Experts Chad and Leslie Nessmith: An Extraordinary Entrepreneurial Journey


Chad and Leslie Nessmith are a great example of what it takes to start a business from the ground-up. Five years ago, they started Chief DataCom, an Oklahoma City commercial and residential security company. We sat down with Leslie to talk about her entrepreneurial journey. Here is what she had to say: What were some… Read more

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